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the tactical units, ambulance on stand by. neighbors reported hearing a loud boom. we aren't sure if this was a door being kickedn. most of the units pulled out by 5:45, looked like it went off without a hitch and police not commenting on the case. we are told there were no arrests made at this location and police can't fill us in on the detail because they say they don't know the outcome of any of the other raids. live from oakland. ktv channel 2news. >> all right. we get to talk act the weather because it is really, really cold outside. >> yeah. steve paulson joins us now. what helped prevent the predicted record cold? >> the north wind. >> so strange. >> it'll be colder i think on sunday morning. that looks to be the coldest but morning lows, some took a while. overnight lows 24 to 44, frost and freeze warnings out for about another hour. temperatures 29 at napa, fairfield was 26, now 30 telling me a little breeze picked up. 26 not far from livermore but oakland 41, the city 44 and 47 half moon bay with a north wind of 25 miles an hour. san jose 37, san rafael down to 34.
the united states a sworn enemy. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. . >>> welcome back. seven minutes until the official sunrise but we are mostly cloudy. patchy fog and showers. >>> many parts of the united states are digging out this morning from a deep freeze. 16 inches snow has fallen in pennsylvania. in north dakota temperatures plunged to 33 below zero and 24 below zero in maine. the deep freeze is bringing further misery to families trying to recover from sandy. staten island people who haven't had heat since october are taking refuge in tents. >> you can't describe it. unless you experience it, feel the wind biting at your skin it's hard to explain. >> reporter: and the c
burns. most of this fire was actually in the attic of this front unit. we're showing you right now. as you can also see, there was heavy damage inside the apartment itself. a lot of these burned items, including furniture that were pulled out by firefighters early this morning. it was just about midnight when crews responded to this fire on acton street near bancroft way. firefighters found a man who had been hurt trying to put out the flames inside his apartment. neighbors say he was using a hose at the time. he was transported to the hospital. he also suffered from smoke inhalation as well. the man who was injured is the landlord of this five-unit complex. as fire burned through his place, people heard him screaming for help. >> i heard popping sounds and then i heard him yelling call 911. so that's what i did. >> reporter: a captain out here on scene told ktvu at this point the fire does not appear suspicious but will do a full investigation to get a better sense of what started it. a neighbor tells us the man injured in the fire has lived here for decades but at this point beca
. instead he rammed into two houses killing five civilians and hurting another 25 people. >>> in the united states military will not lower it's physical standards as it opens direct combat jobs for women. it announces the change in policy yesterday. the goal is to ensure the mission is met with the best qualified and most capable regardless of gender. >>> about an hour from now the vice president will host a round table on gun violence in richmond virginia. he and other administration officials will hear from experts who woked on gun safety after the 2007 shooting at virginia tech and coming up at 7:15 the one group the obama administration is targeting in its efforting ono gun control. >> a hearing is scheduled in san francisco this morning in connection to the murder of a suspected pimp. there are four defendants in the case. prosecutors are consolidating the four cases in to one. a 22-year-old calvin snead was killed last june. it's believed the defendants were trying to protect a 17- year-old girl suspected of prostitution. it would have the defendants are her parents. >>> sentencing s
their content and have the potential for explosion. >> united is the only us airline currently flying the plane and is expressing support for boeing. now, one of the run ways at the san francisco national airport is closed today for construction. sfo will only be able to handle about half of the 60 flights an hour. the biggest impact will be on passengers flying within a two hour radious of the area. >>> there is good news for the passengers concerned about privacy. body scanners showing a nude impage will no longer be used. sfo stopped using the full body scanners about two years ago. tsa is saying that full body scanners should be removed by june from oakland. >>> a skier buried by an avalanche in the sierra and the dramatic video of the recovery coming up. >>> plus, we'll look at the weather outside your door at this hour and for the afternoon coming up. . >>> authorities say a couple found dead may have been caught up in a storm. the couple had been missing since christmas eve. >>> the avalanche center just released this video from a skier caught in an avalanche. the video was taken from a
the fire. we'll push in here on the unit on the unit that, as you can see, was badly damaged. the woman suffered burns and smoke inhalation. however, firefighters did tell us the woman had a pulse when she was transported to eaton hospital. the fire broke out at this 20- unit apartment complex. crews on scene here last night say it was a fairly small kitchen fire. at this point, it was unable to get out of her apartment. but as crews made their way through the unit, they found her unconscious and neighbors are worried about the woman but grateful the fire didn't spread. >> it didn't burn our unit. it didn't catch our unit at -- at all. >> reporter: this morning, i did put in a call to the hayward fire department. spoke to the dismatcher, we'ring a call back from the battalion chief -- expecting to get a call back from the battalion chief. we do know aside from the one woman transported to the hospital with burns and smoke inhalation there was no one else hurt. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alex. >>> last night on 28th and foothill boulevard around 5:30, police say thi
justice roberts stumbled over the wording. >> execute the office of president to the united states faithfully. >> i will now execute -- . >> faithfully the office of president of the united states faithfully. >> and will to the best of miable. >> just to be safe again, they redid that swearing in a second time four years ago. earlier, we talked to senator barbara boxer, she is one of the hundreds of special vips that will be getting up close to the inauguration. we will ask her what she wants the president to focus on. >> it is very important, gun violence and every state has different set of laws and it doesn't protect our people as much as we would like. >> reporter: so, what will happen tomorrow, there will be security gates and set up around the mall and only people with a certain color ticket will be allowed to get into the gate. if we come back live, we are standing close to union station. this is one of several metro stops that people can walk out of as they head towards the inauguration event. again, they are expecting 600 to 800,000 people. still a huge crowd but nothing l
president biden. >> reporter: mayor lee, mayor jean quan and mayor chuck reed are all in united states conference of mayors. his focus today will be gun control and prepare venting violence in cities across the country. president obama's executive orders and proposals for congress are getting mixed reaction. some u.n. froms feel he's infringing on gun owner's rights guaranteed by the second amendment. the nra is promising the fight of the century and released an attacked a before the president announced his plans calling him an elitist. several democrats plan to introduce a plan next week. more on that when i see you next. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we asked bay area people what they think of the president's gun controllals -- gun proposals. >> people have the right to bear arms. >> people get robbed and need protection. >> everyone that we agreed with said all people should have rights. >>> sources say the next chief of staff is likely to be dennis mcdone mcdonogh. he would replace jack lew. >>> uc students say they will be at the regents' meeting this morning to petition
with the investigations unit with the san jose police department told me his team will try to figure out if weather was a factor in the deadly crash. it is still raining a little bit now. this is a single car accident that happened on the front street and the 280 overpass. fire crews are trying to assist the coroner's office. to get the man's body out of the car. the driver in this case was a 22-year-old man. the accident happened about 2:30 this morning when the man lost control of his car. swerved off the road and actually sheared off two light poles on the side of the road. the car went up the embankment before flipping over and landing on the roof. it is a san jose police officer on patrol nearby who heard the crash. there is an officer parked around the corner. he heard the accident. he was the first one on the scene providing first aid. he was pronounced shortly after. > >> the sergeant out here tells me the victim has been identified at this point. police are not releasing his name as of yet. at this point there are no outward signs that alcohol was a factor in the crash and that will be inv
days. >> the inner harbor will be a private marina with residential units that will wring a lot of activity here. >> the developers now plan to build a 411-unit apartment complex along with private boat slips. >>> a menlo park police officer, still on the job this morning despite reportedly soliciting a prostitute for sex while on duty. the mercury news reports police were checking on a 32-year-old female parolee in february of 2011. they say they found 48-year-old officer jeffrey kenneth vazquez naked in a hotel room with her. he reportedly told officers he had an hour to kill while serving a subpoena. vazquez was charged with a misdemeanor but that charge was later dropped. >>> 7:07. the water is back on for people in berkeley after crews repaired a broken water line overnight. the east pay municipal district said an 8-inch line ruptured at 7th and cedar yesterday around 5:00 p.m. 36 customers were affected but the service has been restored. >>> 7:07. if you have to go to the toll plaza right now, sal, a lot of company. >> yes. westbound coming through. this is the peak of the
are scheduled for 11:00 at adventure christian church in roseville. the united states honor flag will be displayed at his office. it was first displayed at godshortly after 911. >>> we're learning more about the 15-year-old boy accused of killing his parents and three of his siblings in their albuquerque home. nehemiah was arrested on murder charges. a motive has not been arrested. but he frequently dressed in camouflage, he was home schooled and had few friends his age. nehemiah's father, greg grow agrow, was a well-known -- greg griego, was a well-known pastor. >>> a 16-year-old boy has been arrested in the east bay. police are out there looking for at least three other suspects after a deadly shooting at a b.a.r.t. station. police say two groups of people got into an argument saturday afternoon. that led to a gun battle at the station's b.a.r.t. bus stop. a 50-year-old bystander was killed. one other person was sent to the hospital with minor injuries. >>> a former san jose state football player has now been sentenced to seven years in prison for a burglary spree that spanned
department, special victims unit, the district attorneys office has announced they will not press charges right now. >>> the 49ers general manager issued this response saying that the team is pleased with the decision and "michael and the team can now put this behind us and move forward." >> well, it is very fortunate that 49er fans have already struck gold. season ticketholders were entered into a lottery for the super bowl tickets. the winners lined up at candlestick park to pick up the tickets ranging from $850 to $1,250 a pot. >> we didn't know we were getting the tickets until we got that phone call. and so that's really nice. this is our second time we've been picked. >> super dome in new orleans will hold about 70,000 people for the game. they each received fewer than 13,000 tickets. super bowl tickets are averaging $3,000 a piece online. our super bowl coverage continues throughout the morning at 7:15. how the city of new orleans is preparing for the big crowd ahead of next weekend's big game. then at 7:35, the knock off merchandise that we found out there on the bay area streets
sent about 500 troops to mali and have constructed air strikes against al qaeda. the united states is helping them with intelligence information and may send in air support. >>> afghanistan's defense minister said today he's confident the u.s. will not abandon his country after foreign combat troops leave at the end of next year. the defense minister says he doesn't believe the u.s. will repeat the mistake it made after the 1989 soviet pullout of afghanistan. the u.s. supported fighters who drove soviet troops out of the country but want -- but once the troops are gone, the u.s. support would dry up. that was followed by the rise of the taliban and the september 11th attacks by al qaeda which was using afghanistan as a sanctuary. >>> walmart is planning to hire 100,000 military veterans over the next five years. it says most of the veterans will work in a variety of jobs at company stores and clubs. others will work in direction centers. in distribution centers. >>> if you were tossing and turning all night to find the perfect sleeping position, experts say there's really no right
of the united states and now it's all burned. the artwork was made out of matches. 25,000 of them and by lighting it, it caused this damage. last night around midnight, fire crews were called out here when smoke and flames could be seen inside the building. right now we'll see you -- show you some youtube video. clair fontaine is a paris-based artist who creates maps and sometimes militant messages out of matches. the problem, it posed a safety hazard. it happened next to a nail salon in the mission district. the gallery's website says it is dedicated to presenting audio, visual and performance- based projects. this would call into the category. fire official says it caused $5,000 worth of damage to the building and walls. arson investigators were called in. while the gallery didn't mean any arm, he could face charges of reckless arson. this case will be presented to the district attorney's office either sometime today or tomorrow. tam, ktvu channel 2 news -- tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco firefighters acted quickly to put out flames burning two buildings. a
revamping its response plan in the event of a leak. the unit where the fire broke out, it's still closed down. but chevron officials expect to restart the unit by the end of march. >>> happening right now, media fans and -- media members of fans are at the superdome in new orleans where colin kaepernick is talking to the media. let's listen in. >> no. i try to blow them out. [inaudible] >> i mean, coordinators are always gonna try to figure out ways to stop different offenses. it's just a different offense they will plan to stop. [inaudible] >> if i was worried about my ethhad, i wouldn't be playing -- about my health, i wouldn't be playing. it makes it 11 on 11 football. you are reading him. [inaudible] >> he's always someone i lean on. my faith is always something that is always kind of kept my feet planted on the ground and kept me level-headed. [inaudible] >> you need to be able to run and up need to be able to read a defensive player. >> colin, you said if you were worried about your health, you wouldn't be playing football. where do you see football in about five years? >> i'm not
on the types of guns that are legally bought and sold in the united states." >> first, fix gun background checks. the holes in our laws make a mockery of the background check system. the nra is calling for more armed guards and teachers i cross the country. also getting belter mental health checks for those who want to buy guns. >>> two troops are holding protests outside of her san francisco office. the western representation path is teaming up with the western warriors pack. >>> pretrial hearings begin in the fort hood shooting case. a new judge will decide whether major nidal hassan should face the death penalty. defense attorneys say he wants to plead guilty to 13 counts of premeditated murder in the twine attack on the texas army post. military rules prohibit a judge accepting a guilty plea in a death penalty case. if the death penalty was removed, he would face life in frison -- prison in convicted. >>> chevron is expected to get with a fine today by state of california. 15,000 people were sickened by the fire that sent heavy smoke into the air. the cal/osha oversees workers safety
after. >> united states troops will soon have a different role in afghanistan. >> american forces will be no longer in villages but the task will be that of the afghanistan forces to provide for that people in security and protection > >>> and no nowhere -- >> reporter: the afghanistan president announced an agreement with the president. starting this spring the mission of americans will be to train, advice and assist. >> the reason we went to war in the first place is now with in reach. ensuring that al-qaeda can never again use afghanistan to launch attacks against america. >> in this morning's weekly address the president discussed how he will end the war and in the coming months he will announce the next part of the united states troop draw down. most if not all american forces will should be out by december of 2014. more than 2,000 americans have died in the war. >> a marin county man convicted of joining the taliban will be allowed to pray with fellow muslim inmates. he is a serving a -- he is serving 20 years in prison. plead guilty the next year to helping the taliban.
that very same man back in 2005. he was later placed in a psychiatric ward. >>> the united nations new says more than 60,000 people have been killed -- now says more than 60,000 people have been killed in the civil war. take a look. this is yesterday's attack on a gas station near damascus. it was hit by a missil. the u.n. says about 5,000 people are dying every month in seer you why. >>> president obama has signed a new $633 billion defense -- syria. >>> president obama has signed a new $633 million defense bill. this reflects reduced spending due to the end of the war in iraq and the drawdown of american forces in afghanistan. and it provides for increased security at diplomatic missions around the world after the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >>> in less than three hours, members of the 113th congress will be sworn in. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, the new congress will still have to deal with a lot of old problems. >> reporter: more than 90 new members of the house and senate, may not get what they hoped for. first, they will be dealing wit
is hitting the date ceiling. >> if congress refuses to give the united states government the ability to pay these bills on time, the consequences for the entire global economy would be catastrophic. far worse than the impact of a fiscal cliff. >> reporter: and while things look good upon wall street today, investors say don't get used to it if congress remains so divided. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we have much more on last night's fiscal cliff vote on our channel 2 website. go to, click on the tab right there on the front page. >>> happening right now, some members of congress are now on the floor of the house of representatives calling for a vote on legislation to help the victims of superstorm sandy. those lawmakers are furious because the republican house leadership ended last night's session without voting on the sandy bill. new york congressman peter king calls it a cruel knife in the back. >> i have to go home this weekend and next week and the week after and see the hundreds and thousands of people who are out of their homes, who don't have s
concerned about the launches saying they are in violation of united nations security council resolutions. the u.s. state department also says the timing of this trip is not helpful. now, coming up in our next hour of "mornings on 2," the new year speech that may have something to do with this visit to north korea. reporting live in the newsroom, i'm pam cook, let's go back to tori and dave. >>> new this morning, an oil- drilling ship that ran aground near a remote alaska island. what's being towed about 30 miles to a protected bay. a salvage crew is on the ship. along with the representative from royal dutch. the ship ran april ground new year's eve during a powerful storm and is carrying about 150,000 gallons of diesel. so far no signs of a leak. >>> here's some brand-new video from india outside of a courtroom. that's where a pretrial hear something taking place for five men accused of raping and killing a 23-year-old bomb on -- bol on a bus. that attack has led to tougher rape laws in india. the men are charged with murder, rape and other crimes that could lead to the death penalty. >
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on record in the united states. the national date ta says the average temperature last year was just above -- data says the average temperature last year was 55 degrees. scientists say the increases are happening faster than expected. they blame global warming and natural weather variations. >>> the city of san francisco is considering some new ways to stop people, stop you from feeding animals at parks and lakes in the city. the wildlife experts say feeding wild animals affects their migration patterns and the animal population. san francisco does have an anti- feeding ordinance but it's rarely enforced. the laws are ill-defined. you are not supposed to feed animals anything that's harmful. >> usually in an ordinance, harmful is spelled out, what that means. >> they are considering possible solution, including outreach, putting out more signs and even tougher fines. >>> 7:55. want to check in again with sal and see what's happening with the commute. >> we're looking at the commute getting better. we're still seeing slow traffic on 680. but it's improving out of pleasonton on your way down
the border of syria. 400 soldiers will be manned there. turkey asked nato to send help. the united states, germany and the netherlands installed patriot air defense missile in the boredder -- missiles along the border. >>> don't know if hugo chavez will be sworn in next week. he has suffered severe lung infections. the government says he's being treated for a respiratory deficiency. he suffered complications after his fourth cancer surgery in havana, cuba next month. >>> look what happened at this demonstration in santiago, chile. it turned violent. hooded protesters threw molotov cocktails at two bank offices and started small fires. they were marking the fifth anniversary of the death of a young indian. he was shot in the back by a police officer during an attempt by the indians to reclaim farmland that they say belonged to their ancestors. that police officer who killed that indian was sentenced to three years in prison. >>> 8:41. changes could soon be coming to food safety rules. what the fda announced just minutes ago in an effort to reduce deaths related to food- borne illness. >>>
of the mounted units are about -- there are about 40 some odd floats in this parade. as you know, it takes a long time to put all of these floats together, about a year in the making. every inch of the floats has to be covered in some kind of fresh material or natural material. many of these floats have tens of thousands of flowers just dripping from these floats. so about 900,000 people came to the tournament of roses parade last year, this is the 124th annual parade and they expect that much to come out here this morning. giving you a look at one of the floats as it comes down here, all of the places we go, oak the places you can go -- oh, the places you can go, the big theme this year. i threed to find some people in the -- i tried to find some people in the bay area. i got some people from southern california. you guys as an example have been here since when? >> night before last. >> reporter: night before last? >> yes. >> reporter: and you took the kitties. >> yes. >> reporter: is this the first time. >> yes. >> reporter: this is tradition? >> it's all worth it. we're camped out and we get u
security threats confronting the united states today, namely a nuclear iran. >> reporter: chuck hagel says an accurate assessment of his record will show he's been tough on iran and supportive of israel. he will undergo several one-on- one meetings with senators and face tough questions in a confrontation meeting. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, kyla. >>> 8:15. the next nomination president obama is expected to make is white house receive of staff lack lieu to replace geithner. in if he's confirmed lieu's first priority would be to work with congress to raise the debt ceiling and the president would need to find a new chief of staff. >>> a federal court has approved additional severence pay for dozens of former military servers who are gay and lesbians who were discharged under the don't ask, don't tell law. this covers 180 veterans who received only half their separation pay. don't ask/don't tell was repealed last fall. >>> it will be late march before the u.s. supreme court hears arguments on two same-sex marriage cases. arguments on proposition 8 which bans gay marriag
. airport officials say the wait will be until at least next tuesday. passengers are being put on united flights for the time being. >>> tonight, oakland city council is expected to vote on a $250,000 contract to hire an outside police consulting crime to help fight crime in oakland. protests are planned by those who don't want to see william bratton advising the department. >>> an undercover officer was shot last night. this morning, the search for the suspects continues. alex savidge has more. >> reporter: good morning. certainly this was a nerve- racking night and morning for neighbors. many stayed inside their homes as this manhunt unfolded outside. you can see the streets are blocked off as we push down seminary avenue for you. you can see the s.w.a.t. team remains on scene. officers are still trying to find the two men wanted in connection with the shooting of an undercover officer that happened last night in this same neighborhood. not long ago, we watched as an officer was up on top of the s.w.a.t. vehicle here focused in on an apartment building. a spokesperson said police are c
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